Posted September 10, 2013 on AP on Fox
Miguel Cabrera wasn't around for the whole game, and the way Chris Sale pitched his presence might not have mattered. Sale outpitched Max Scherzer, denying him his 20th win, and Cabrera and manager Jim Leyland were ejected in the first inning as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 Monday night. Sale (11-12) gave up one run and four hits and struck out eight in eight innings to win for the fifth time in six decisions. And though he was thankful that Cabrera was ejected early, he didn't pitch like he needed much help getting through a struggling Detroit lineup. ''The guy's the best hitter in the game, so it does change the game . the dynamic of it,'' White Sox manager Robin Ventura said. ''But I think the way Chris was throwing tonight and the way we scored I would hope that he would have been able to still do the same stuff.'' After an 0-1 pitch, the reigning AL MVP and 2012 Triple Crown winner complained to home plate ump...
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